Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium

The 14th Annual IBRS will take place November 12, 2022.

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13th annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS)

A.T. Still Research Institute hosted the 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research symposium on November 13, 2021. View the winners and photos from the event here.

A.T. Still Research Institute (ATSRI) recently hosted the 13th annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS).

Keynote addresses were delivered by Quynh Duong, PhD, and Kent Simmonds, DO-PhD, MPH.

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13th IBRS

Research winners included:

Overall Competition Winner

Marcia Bouton, PA-C, student in A.T. Still University-Arizona School of Health Sciences (ATSU-ASHS) Doctor of Medical Science program 

“A Bibliometric Analysis of Scholarly Activity of Authors of JPAE 2011-2020”

First Runner-Up 

Mark Vincent Donato, DMD, ‘21, ATSU-Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health 

“Fracture Resistance of Chair-side CAD/CAM Lithium Disilicate Molar Crowns”

Jack Magruder Research Award

Maggie White, senior pre-medical biology major, Truman State University

“Determining the Cause of tbcd-1 (RNAi) Phenotype in C. elegans Embryos”

Neil J. Sargentini, PhD Memorial Award

Emily Everhart, OMS II, ATSU-Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (ATSU-KCOM) 

“The Effects of Amentoflavone on Aβ40-Induced Cerebrovascular Dysfunction”

Neil J. Sargentini, PhD Memorial Award

Robert Tipton, second-year biomedical sciences student at ATSU-KCOM

“nTS Glutamatergic Signaling in a Rat Model of Alzheimer’s Disease”

Best in Case Study & Educational Research

Elizabeth Stogner, OMS II, ATSU-School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona

“A Rare Complication of HELLP in a Pregnant Homeless Woman: A Case Report”

Max Gutensohn Award

Baydon Hilton, DO, ’19, ATSU-KCOM, dermatological resident at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, Missouri

“Foreign body formation due to transepithelial elimination of hernia mesh”

Best Oral Presentation

Lizzie Cremer, senior pre-medical biochemistry and molecular biology major, Truman State University

“Computational Drug Design to Inhibit the Zika NS2B/NS3 Protease”


If you missed the 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium, you can watch it on YouTube!

A.T. Still University 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS)
Saturday, November 13, 2021 (Presentations)

A.T. Still University 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS)
Saturday, November 13, 2021 (Keynotes)

A.T. Still University 13th Annual Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS)
Saturday, November 13, 2021 (Awards)


The Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Symposium (IBRS) is an annual no-cost event hosted by the A.T. Still Research Institute of the A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU). The event gives students, residents, faculty, and regional researchers the opportunity to present their current biomedical research and provides a foundation for promoting collaborative biomedical research with the Institute. The IBRS consists of oral presentations, poster presentations, and a keynote address.

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